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Administration problem I can not save anything on the hard disk because Window Vista don't let me do it. It always says I need the permission of the administrator. I'm the one and only user of my Laptop computer. Please tell me what to do. Thanks

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    well..log into the user panel on control panel, and see if you are listed as a admin person, or a usual user.

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Go to Start then Log Off.
Log on as Administrator, there should not be a password, unless you or someone else set one. Once logged in, go to Control Panel then set your User to be an Administrator.

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